NSA spy details how to tap into webcam on Mac without user noticing

A former NSA employee has demonstrated how malware on a Mac can tap into the computer’s built-in webcam and microphone to spy on unsuspecting users.

While a green LED light usually switches on by the side of the webcam to show that it is being used and is difficult to bypass, Patrick Wardle demonstrated that malware can covertly record these, all in an essentially undetectable manner, during a call when the light is already on and the user is unaware.

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